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O Say Can You See? The Story Behind The Star-Spangled Banner

Taking a closer look at the story behind the Star-Spangled Spectacular.

09/10/2014

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5 Things To Know About ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

This week marks the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and Baltimore is pulling out all the stops: massive fireworks displays, historical reenactments and live performances all over the city’s Inner Harbor.

09/10/2014

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Some 7000 School Children Create Living Flag For Star-Spangled Kickoff

The Star Spangled Spectacular kicked off Tuesday! It’s a free nine-day festival celebrating the bicentennial of our National Anthem.

09/09/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Baltimore

Baltimore has a very eclectic mixture of museums that range in topics from the bizarre to the existential. Here are a few that don’t just show; they also tell.

08/18/2014

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Bio Released Of ‘Star-Spangled’ Author As Anthem Turns 200

Before the “dawn’s early light” and the “twilight’s last gleaming,” the author of our national anthem was busy arranging a prisoner swap with the enemy.

07/10/2014

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July 4th In Baltimore: Birthplace Of The National Anthem Celebrates In A Big Way

Fireworks light up Downtown Baltimore. But as thousands were glued to the sky, police officers were on the ground, working to keep the patriotic celebration safe.

07/04/2014

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2 Icons Of American History Together For The First Time

Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time.

07/03/2014

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Md. Office of Tourism: Snap & Post Your Star-Spangled Selfies For A Prize

Prizes for you pictures. If you own a cell phone, chances are you have taken a selfie or two, but how about getting rewards for your pics?

07/02/2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Fort! Flag! Fire! Celebrate history at the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner. Also, it’s important to see a dentist during pregnancy!

06/28/2014

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Best Places To Sunbathe In Baltimore

If you’re looking for a great spot to sunbathe, the Baltimore area has quite a few possibilities. Here are five of the best.

06/28/2014

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Fort! Flag! Fire! Fort McHenry Celebrates Star-Spangled Summer

From the Fort McHenry Guard to the stars and stripes, it will be a summer to remember at the birthplace of the star spangled banner.

06/26/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In Baltimore

When dinner and a movie go stale and you need better date ideas, look no further than Baltimore-area museums. A wide array of interests are on display, from wacky art to the great outdoors. Whether impressing a new love or making the most of time away from the kids, spice things up at these museums that often host fun special events.

05/26/2014

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